High Creatinine Level is the very typical symptom for patients with kidney damage, and if creatinine level is too high, some patients may depend on dialysis, so as to bring down its level and solve other problems. Well then, does a creatinine level of 4.75 require dialysis?
What’s the normal level of creatinine?
Creatinine, the metabolic products of our muscle, should be discharged out of the body by the healthy kidneys. When kidneys’ filter get damage, the extra creatinine may be unable to eliminate effectively. However, body muscles and some diets also can produce a certain amount of creatinine continously, so creatinine changes is in a stable range. Generally speaking, the normal creatinine level ranges from 0.5 to 1.1mg/dl for females and 0.6 to 1.2mg/dl for males. Through the comparison, we can see creatinine level of 4.75 is obviously higher than the normal range.
Then, what does high creatinine level mean?
Actually, creatinine level is not an early sign of kidney damage, but it can still as the index of how well your kidney are working. According to medical reports, creatinine level won’t increase until 50% of kidney function has been damaged. In other words, as long as two third of renal function is damaged, your creatinine level begins to increase.
Does creatinine level of 4.75 reauire dialysis?
In fact, when your creatinine level reaches to 5mg/dl, the doctor may suggest you to undergo dialysis. Although patients with creatinine level 4.75 can live without dialysis, it is not too far for patients to accept dialysis. As a artificial kidney, dialysis indeed can help patients lower elevated creatinine level through purify blood. Meanwhile, it may bring many new problems to the body, damaging the body systems.
In addition to dialysis, what else can we do? Dialysis can be reduced or even avoided only if we find out the alternative treatment. Fortunately, in modern medical areas, dialysis is not the only way to lower creatinine level. The more natural, comprehensive and effective treatment are found in Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital-one largest specialized kidney disease hospital in China. If you want to know more information, please click here: firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us your detailed illness condition, and we will give an individualized suggestion to you!
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